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Story into film : Clark's ThePortable Phonograph


Published 1977
Topics screenplay


On camera, director John Barnes demonstrates how Walter Van Tilburg Clark's short story 'The Portable Phonograph' was adapted to make a motion picture. Barnes alternates between reading passages from the story and showing film interpretations of the same scene, describing the differences between the actual story and the screenplay. For more on John Barnes, visit http://www.afana.org/barnesbio.htm


Run time 9:58
Producer John Barnes
Production Company Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.
Sponsor Jeanne Barnes
Audio/Visual sound, color

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